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Blackpool ‘Standard’ No. 143 Enters Service After Restoration
FORMER Blackpool Corporation ‘Standard’car No. 143 was expected to be launched into traffic in Blackpool on September 23 following a complete restoration by Blackpool Transport at Rigby Road depot. The 1924-built open-top balcony car has been owned
The Railway Magazine1 min read
Poppy Line Launches Appeal To Restore Sheringham’s Platform 2
THE North Norfolk Railway (NNR) has mounted a £185,000 appeal to return platform 2 at Sheringham station to the condition it was in when the line was closed by BR in 1967. The project will see the long-demolished waiting room building re-instated,
The Railway Magazine15 min read
Lamentable Failures
I WANT to begin by remembering the 31 people who lost their lives, the families and friends they left behind, and the considerable number of other people who were seriously injured as a result of the collision of two trains at Ladbroke Grove, London.